Recent Discussions

CFP (Conference): “Towards A Brave New World” Rebuilding Europe after Napoleon 1815-1853, 8-9 April 2022 (Deadline 15 January 2022)

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 8, 2022 to April 9, 2022

CFP (Conference): Understanding the Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence in the Public Imagination, 21-23 September 2022, Denver (1 April 2022)

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 21, 2022 to September 23, 2022

CFA (Graduate Program): University of California, Davis (Ph.D., M.A., almost always fully funded for at least five years)

We would like to call your attention to the graduate program in German at UC Davis. We invite you to share this information with your undergraduate students and with M.A. students interested in pursuing the Ph.D.

 

ANN: (amended time): Online Book Presentation with Dr. Tim Corbett and the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), 2 December 16:00 (CET)

Amended time for online book presentation with Dr. Tim Corbett and the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), 2 December: The event will take place at 16:00 (CET). Apologies for any confusion. This event will be in German.

 

To attend, please register by 30 November with Juliane Fink, juliane.fink@oeaw.ac.at

CFA (Fellowship): The German Program at Johns Hopkins Announces 5-Year Fellowships for Graduate Students (Deadline 15 January 2022)

The German program at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for PhD students to begin in Fall 2022, with 5 years of generous funding to be offered to all admitted graduate students. The program at Johns Hopkins is among the most distinguished in North America. It has been a leading force in literary criticism and especially literary theory and is internationally recognized for its strength in German and Yiddish literature from the Enlightenment to the present, as well as interdisciplinary approaches to the humanities.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Joachim C. Häberlen
Reviewer: 
Freia Anders

Anders on Häberlen, 'The Emotional Politics of the Alternative Left: West Germany, 1968-1984'

Joachim C. Häberlen. The Emotional Politics of the Alternative Left: West Germany, 1968-1984. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 318 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47174-9

Author: 
Tiffany Nicole Florvil
Reviewer: 
Catriona Corke

Corke on Florvil, 'Mobilizing Black Germany: Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement'

Tiffany Nicole Florvil. Mobilizing Black Germany: Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. 296 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08541-3.

Reviewed by Catriona Corke (University of Cambridge) Published on H-German (October, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Author: 
Anna Maria Busse Berger
Reviewer: 
Jonathan O. Wipplinger

Wipplinger on Berger, 'The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961: Scholars, Singers, Missionaries (New Material Histories of Music)'

Anna Maria Busse Berger. The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961: Scholars, Singers, Missionaries (New Material Histories of Music). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. xii + 351 pp. $49.34 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-74034-8

Author: 
Javier Samper Vendrell
Reviewer: 
Christopher Ewing

Ewing on Samper Vendrell, 'The Seduction of Youth: Print Culture and Homosexual Rights in the Weimar Republic'

Javier Samper Vendrell. The Seduction of Youth: Print Culture and Homosexual Rights in the Weimar Republic. German and European Studies Series. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiii + 261 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4875-2503-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0734-3; $32.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4875-3606-0.

Reviewed by Christopher Ewing (Virginia Commonwealth University) Published on H-German (August, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Author: 
Helmut Walser Smith
Reviewer: 
John Breuilly

Breuilly on Smith, 'Germany: A Nation in Its Time; Before, During, and After Nationalism, 1500-2000'

Helmut Walser Smith. Germany: A Nation in Its Time; Before, During, and After Nationalism, 1500-2000. New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2020. Illustrations. xvi + 590 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87140-466-4

Reviewed by John Breuilly (London School of Economics) Published on H-German (May, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (Jacksonville University)

Author: 
Alina Dana Weber
Reviewer: 
Heidi L. Nees

Nees on Weber, 'Blood Brothers and Peace Pipes: Performing the Wild West in German Festivals'

Alina Dana Weber. Blood Brothers and Peace Pipes: Performing the Wild West in German Festivals. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2019. 424 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32350-9.

Reviewed by Heidi L. Nees (Bowling Green State University) Published on H-German (May, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (Jacksonville University)

Author: 
Gavriel David Rosenfeld
Reviewer: 
Brian Crim

Crim on Rosenfeld, 'The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present'

Gavriel David Rosenfeld. The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xi + 399 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49749-7

Reviewed by Brian Crim (University of Lynchburg) Published on H-German (April, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (Jacksonville University)

Author: 
Marco Bellabarba
Reviewer: 
Kurt J. Baird

Baird on Bellabarba, 'Das Habsburgerreich 1765-1918'

Marco Bellabarba. Das Habsburgerreich 1765-1918. Translated by Barbara Kleiner. Munich: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2020. x + 193 pp. $34.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-11-067488-0.

Reviewed by Kurt J. Baird (University of York) Published on H-German (February, 2021) Commissioned by Jasper Heinzen (Department of History, University of York)

Author: 
Stephen Milder
Reviewer: 
Andrew S. Tompkins

Tompkins on Milder, 'Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1968–1983'

Stephen Milder. Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1968–1983. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 300 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13510-9

Author: 
Sarah Thomsen Vierra
Reviewer: 
Brian Van Wyck

Van Wyck on Vierra, 'Turkish Immigrants in the Federal Republic of Germany: Immigration, Space, and Belonging, 1961-1990'

Sarah Thomsen Vierra. Turkish Immigrants in the Federal Republic of Germany: Immigration, Space, and Belonging, 1961-1990. Publications of the German Historical Institute Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 282 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42730-2.

Reviewed by Brian Van Wyck (Harvard University) Published on H-German (May, 2020) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

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